2020 Masters and Doctoral Graduates of the Department of Psychology

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BLAINE, Judith Anne, MSc (Liverpool), in Psychology, in the
Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: Exploring the
psychosocial outcomes of outdoor adventure education for adolescents
in a South African setting, using mixed methods. Supervisor: Professor
JE Akhurst.

NKHALAMBA, Mathero Michelle, MSc (Bangor), in Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: The lived experiences of women with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Malawi: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA). Supervisor: Professor C Young

QANGULE, Lumka Sybil, MA (NMMU), in Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: An Investigation of the experiences of psychotherapists regarding Ubuntu in their psychotherapy practice: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Approach. Supervisor: Professor J E Akhurst.

SWEENEY, Siobhan Sarah-Ann Kinahan, MA (Rhodes), in Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: The precarious position of the 'good mother': A psychosocial study of maternal subjectivity of 'working mothers' in South Africa. Supervisor: Professor L Saville Young.


Master of Arts & Master of Social Science

BENNIE, Rachel Michaella, MA (Rhodes), in Counselling Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: A Q-Methodological Approach to Audience reception of Public Awareness Messages on Sexual Violence.

CHRISTISON, Michael Alan, BAHons (Rhodes), in Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: The relevance of Industrial/Organisational Psychology research in ‘post’ colonial/apartheid South Africa: Exploring the views of academics.

CRAIG, Ashleigh Jane, BSocSciHons (Rhodes), in Clinical Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: ‘This sea of darkness, craziness and opportunity’: Students experiences of depression and social identities at a South African university.

DAY, John David, BAHons (Cornerstone Institute), in Counselling Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: An interpretative-phenomenological analysis of experiences of front line police officers in the Eastern Cape.

DOLAMO, Zipho Morakane, BAHons (Rhodes), in Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: “Fag Hags” Resting and/or reinforcing heteronormativity in friendship dyads.

HAINE, Phillipa Claire, BAHons (Stell) in Counselling Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: Life after training: Exploring the experiences of recently qualified clinical and counselling psychologists in South Africa.

HLATSHWAYO, Thina Ntombifikile, BAHons (Rhodes), in Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Industry: Focusing on the recipients’ perspectives.

JONES, Megaera, BAHons (Rhodes), in Psychology, with distinction, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: A rhetorical discursive analysis of rape culture talk at Rhodes University.

MAPELE, Nomonde Patience, BPsych (WSU), in Clinical Psychology,
in the Department of Psychology. Degree by coursework and thesis.
Thesis: The long road to Rhodes University: narratives of first
generation students whose mothers are/were domestic workers.

MOLOBELA, Reabetswe Lee-Anne, MA (UNISA), in Clinical Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: The global gag rule and its implication for South Africa's abortion infringement of sexual reproductive health rights and freedom.

MSOMI, Nqobile Nomonde, BSocSciHons (Rhodes), in Counselling Psychology, with distinction, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: Discursive constructions of pregnant women who consume alcohol in an intervention aimed at reducing Foetal Alcohol Disorders.

NGANTWENI, Xolelwa, BAHons (Rhodes), in Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: A Mixed Methods Investigation of Students’ Attitudes towards Statistics and Quantitative Research Methods: A Focus on Postgraduate Psychology Students at a South African University.

PHALA, Phorogohlo Modipadi, BAHons (UNISA), in Counselling Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: Exploring career information through developmental contextual focus groups with youth from disadvantaged backgrounds.

REICHLING, Marcelle Antoinette, BAHons (Rhodes), in Psychology, with distinction, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: A five year comparative analysis of annual baseline neurocognitive test scores for South African high school athletes.

SEALY-FISHER, Kay Tibeta, BAHons (Rhodes), in Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by thesis. Thesis: A systematic review of the efficacy of internet – based interventions for depression and anxiety disorders: The possibilities and limitations for feasibility within South Africa.

YENDALL, Kaitlin Amy, BSocSciHons (Rhodes), in Counselling Psychology, in the Department of Psychology. Degree by coursework and thesis. Thesis: Learning about volunteering: An exploration of literacy volunteers’ experiences.


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